Exciting Changes for Disney’s Live-Action Moana: Release Date Shifted

Disney has officially made changes to the release date of its highly anticipated live-action adaptation of the acclaimed animated fantasy film, Moana.

Disney Announces New Release Date for Live Action Moana Movie

Originally scheduled for July 2, 2025, the remake will now hit theaters a week earlier on June 27, 2025, giving fans an earlier opportunity to experience the beloved story in a new format.

The studio made this announcement as part of a series of updates to its theatrical lineup, including adjustments prompted by the Writers Guild of America’s strike and the need to focus on post-production and visual effects for other upcoming features.

As the release date for the live-action adaptation approaches, fans can look forward to a fresh take on this beloved tale, filled with new adventures and a cast that will bring the vibrant world of Moana to life once again.

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Moana, originally released in 2016, is an American computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Set in ancient Polynesia, the story follows Moana, a determined young woman chosen by the ocean itself to embark on a quest to reunite a mystical relic with the goddess Te Fiti. Along the way, she teams up with the legendary demigod Maui to save her people from a devastating blight. Drawing inspiration from Polynesian myths, the film garnered critical acclaim and received nominations for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song at the 89th Academy Awards.